[sdiy] Was: Expo in one chip? Now PA381 in stock!

KD KD pic24hj at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 01:39:22 CET 2018

Yeas they are all dead, soon enough we all are dead so in the meantime
birds in forest
tells Mary CEM have PA381 in stock on 2500 unit reels for 4.6-4.7usd
each between
1 to 499.

> But building synths is a tiny market, really tiny.
Depends on what you measure it to.With UliB and Korg around  who have
shown poly analog's can be made affordable the market might grow considerably.

2018-01-03 11:51 GMT+01:00, Neil Johnson <neil.johnson71 at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> Doug Curtis is dead.  Ron's dead.  These chips were designed by the
> old guard, and they're heading to retirement, and universities aren't
> teaching the old analogue chip design ways anymore (everyone wants to
> design high speed digital silicon or GHz RF).
> Uli isn't interested in development, only copying (too costly).  Mary
> at CEM is just selling her husband's legacy.Not sure about Alfa.
> SSI is the one place where I hold out hope since they brought together
> the old guys and some cash.

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